Danielle Brooks


Fresh out of Juilliard, Danielle Brooks is known for her star role as Tasha "Taystee" Jefferson in the Neflix original series Orange Is the New Black. In January 2014, she became the first African-American woman to appear on HBO's Girls when she guest starred on their "Females Only" episode. The Hollywood fresh face also snagged a leading role in the 2012 TV movie Modern Love(Photo: Brad Barket/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Danielle Brooks Pens Beautiful Essay About Learning to Love Herself

The OITNB star opens up about teenage struggles and thoughts of suicide.

Out and About: SXSW Music Edition

Zoe Kravitz, Mary J. Blige, Ludacris and more heat up the Austin, TX, festival.

Wendy Williams: Danielle Brooks Breaks Out

Danielle talks about life after “Taystee”. (9/22/2014)

106 & Park: Danielle Brooks on Her Start in Acting

Guest Rewind: “Orange Is the New Black” wasn’t her first role! (7/15/2014)

Laverne Cox: 'I'm a Trans Woman, but I'm Still Black'

The OITNB star on social media haters and Time magazine backlash.

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